2nd Higher Education Cloud Info Day

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10.00am to 4.30pm 

University of Bern, vonRoll area


Cloud-based services are proving increasingly popular in education and research. In addition to already established university internal solutions and SWITCH solutions, external providers such as Amazon Web Services, Google, Microsoft or pure IaaS providers play a more important role. At this SWITCH event key providers and experts will present an update on solutions and user reports.


  • Keynote by Dr. Tom Sprenger, CTO AdNovum
  • SWITCH Cloud Strategy, Dr. Christoph Witzig, Head of Infrastructure & Identity Services, SWITCH
  • IaaS providers of the GEANT-tender, various speakers
  • User reports
  • Google Cloud, Brian Gibson, Higher Education & Research Lead for Google Cloud Plattform in EMEA
  • O365 data protection, Dr. Marc Holitscher, CTO Microsoft Switzerland 


Tentative Program



University of Bern, vonRoll area, Fabrikstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Rooms 003 and 004





Target Audience

The event is tailored to staff and employees of universities in Switzerland who are active in the fields of cloud computing, procurement of such as well as specific applications and application areas.



Registration deadline 15 August 2017  


Further information